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U.S. Army Medical Command Medical Instrument Technician (Polysomngraphy) in Fort Carson, Colorado

Summary

This is a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) solicitation utilizing the DHA for Certain Personnel of the DoD Workforce to recruit and appoint qualified candidates to positions in the competitive service. About the Position: These positions are located in the Department of Medicine, Neurology Clinic at Evans Army Community Hospital in Fort Carson, Colorado. These positions independently conduct a variety of polysomnography tests for adults and pediatrics.

Responsibilities

Conducts polysomnograms and CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) trials on patients in the sleep laboratory.

Operates polysomnographic recording instruments to obtain an electroencephalographic record of a patient's sleep.

Prepares the patient for tests by reassuring the patient, providing basic education concerning the nature of the testing, allaying fears, or misconceptions.

Performs operator maintenance of all sleep laboratory equipment and requests maintenance on equipment that he/she cannot maintain as needed.

Independently prepares, calibrates, interfaces, and operates all equipment used in polysomnographic procedures.

Independently interprets data obtained from all night recording.

Incumbent will perform operator maintenance of EEG equipment.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Who May Apply: US Citizens In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirement described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes conducting comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, including in center and home sleep apnea testing; diagnostic and therapeutic interventions; AND operating, monitoring and maintaining equipment. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-07). Licensure/Certification: A certified Polysomnography Technologist, Preferred Registration by the Board of Polysomnography Technologists (BRPT) is highly desired but not required. Please upload certification.

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Additional Information

Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 53 - medical position. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. The following special programs/incentives may be offered if it is appropriate to the position being filled and in the best interest of the government: Student Loan Repayment Advanced In-hire (offered to new Federal employees only) Advanced Leave Accrual (offered to new Federal employees only) Relocation/Recruitment Incentives

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